Reading in files
Tue, 7 Sep 1999 09:11:51 -0500

Back in days of old, all word processors let you read a
file into a document.

For example Wordstar did this. Most Unix editors let your
do this too - For example :r <filename> in vi.

This allowed you to read a file, either formatted as a
word processing file, or an ACSII file into any point in a

This is seperate from "open" a file which allows you to
open one file and work on it.

It would be nice if abiword had this read file feature.


As for Lenore the never-pregnant, she usually acts like a guy, but sometimes makes a token effort to "Mom" us. - Tim May

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